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bug#3607: 23.0.94; odd character in fringe.el

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: bug#3607: 23.0.94; odd character in fringe.el
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 20:39:34 +0900

In article <address@hidden>, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> Actually, AFAIK the "unlikely false positives" property of the utf-8
> encoding is not only true when applied to latin-1 files but also to most
> other encodings.  So really utf-8 should probably always be first (not
> only for latin-1 environments), except maybe for some envs where there's
> a knows non-negligible risk of false positives.

I think it's only Latin-X (and perhaps Vietnamese too) that
are mostly safe to give utf-8 the higher priority on code
detection, because only they use Latin script in which 8-bit
characters rarely appear succeedingly.

Kenichi Handa

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